We’ve got a great line up of workshops and a book club for the fall of 2020.

Book Club:

  • Come away inspired to get to work
  • A 3-evening discussion group, just like a book club, 
  • Thursday eveings, Sept 24, Oct 1 & Oct 8, 2020, 7-8:30 pm. 
  • with Dr. Sharon Lauricella and Marion Meyers as facilitators
  • Buy your own book, Austen Kleon’s “Keep Going”
  • we’ll talk about his 10 great ways to stay creative in good times and bad.
  • Join us at Scugog Arts Space, bring your book and any refreshments you like, come in wearing your mask.
  • Sharon and Marion to lead the discussion and we’ll tease apart his ideas – perhaps you’ve tried a few and we want to know what worked for you. What ideas can we as arts practitioners use?
  • at Scugog Arts Space, 175B Queen, Port Perry
  • register below
  • limit 6 participants 
  • $50 fee, 10% discount for members, pay at Scugog Arts  

 

 

 Writing an Artist Statement:

  • Come away with a artist statement that reflects your and your work so that people can understand your vision
  • A 2 -evening workshop, Thursday Oct 16 & Thursday Oct 22, 7-9pm 
  • with Marion Meyers, Katie McPherson and Ruth Greenlaw as facilitators and editors
  • Based on the book The Artist’s Guide by Jackie Battenfield, you do not need to buy the book, however we do recommend it
  • We’ll have worksheets for you to use, bring your own pen and notebook
  • We talk, write, edit and share, and then you’ll come away with an artist statement to use for marketing your work
  • Takes place at Scugog Arts Space, 175 B Queen, Port Perry
  • register below
  • limit 6 participants
  • $60 fee, 10% discount for members, pay at Scugog Arts 

 

 

 Photography for Artists:

  • Come away with some fabulous images of your work and instructions on how to do it yourself in your own studio
  • A 1-evening workshop, Thursday November 5, 7-9pm 
  • with instructor Kamryn McFarlane
  • Kamryn will show you how to set up shots, simple lighting tricks, backdrop tricks
  • Bring one of your own works of art, your own camera (iphones are great!), we have tripods, lights and backdrops
  • We’ll talk, take photos, provide tip sheets
  • Takes place at Scugog Arts Space, 175 B Queen, Port Perry
  • register below
  • limit 6 participants
  • $30 fee, 10% discount for members, pay at Scugog Arts 

 

 

 Instagram for Artists:

  • Come away with the basics on using Instagram for sharing your work, get lots of tips and tricks
  • A 1-evening workshop, Thursday November 12, 7-9pm 
  • with instructor Kate MacPherson
  • Katie will show you how to set up Instagram if you don’t have an account, walk you through the basics and give you lots of tips and tricks on how to look good and get followers on Instagram
  • Bring your smart phone and make sure you have some images on it of your work. 
  • We’ll talk, create posts, provide tip sheets
  • Takes place at Scugog Arts Space, 175 B Queen, Port Perry
  • register below
  • limit 6 participants
  • $30 fee, 10% discount for members, pay at Scugog Arts 

 

 

 Facebook Pages for Beginners for Artists:

  • Come away with the basics on using Facebook Pages for sharing your work, writing stories, and using a Page vs your personal account
  • A 1-evening workshop, Thursday November 19, 7-9pm
  • with instructor TBD
  • We will show you how to set up your own Facebook Page if you don’t have an account, walk you through the basics and give you lots of tips and tricks on how to look good and start conversations on Facebook Pages
  • Bring your smart phone and make sure you have some images on it of your work.
  • We’ll talk, create posts, provide tip sheets
  • Takes place at Scugog Arts Space, 175 B Queen, Port Perry
  • register below
  • limit 6 participants
  • $30 fee, 10% discount for members, pay at Scugog Arts


 

 

Artist Workshops & Book Clubs

Artists of all types are invited to join these workshops. Member artists get a 10% discount. Register using this on-line form and pay at Scugog Arts Space, credit or debit preferred. Classes are limited to 6 people for social distancing. Bring your own refreshments if you like.
  • Select the workshops you wish to sign up for below. To pay, drop in to Scugog Arts Space in advance or come a bit early to the first session. We offer a 10% discount to members. You pay NO tax.

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